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The Urbanism Hour / A 5G Testbed for Economic and Social Growth in West London

February 19, 2021 @ 13:00 14:00 GMT

Join us (almost) every Friday at 1pm GMT. This event series is free to AoU Members and carries a small charge for non-Members. Why not become a member to join the talks for free?

A 5G Testbed for Economic and Social Growth in West London

This session will look at 5G as a testbed for regeneration of Economic and Social Growth in West London, with ambitions to make significant contributions to the area’s businesses and communities, and to London’s overall sustainable recovery from COVID-19.

Speakers

The evolving role of innovation districts and testbeds in creating economic and social value in cities
Dr Rick Robinson, Director of Smart Places, Digital Infrastructure and Telecommunications, Jacobs

The challenges and opportunities for Old Oak and Park Royal, and why we’re building a 5G Industrial Testbed
Bev Archer, Programme Manager for the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

Photo of Park Royal by Diamond Geezer